Opportunity: Call out for printmakers to explore the concept of the press, the media and communication

The Press Room invites artists to explore the concept of the press, the media and communication.

Part exhibition, part performance, part propaganda-machine, The Press Room invites artists to experiment and explore printed media, posing the question – whether in this era of  digital surveillance and data collection, could non-digital distribution of ideas be set to become revolutionary again?

The Press Room seeks expression of interest from all types of Printmakers, including Digital Printmakers, who are keen to experiment and collaborate  in a live artwork taking place at Bath’s Visual Arts Festival, Fringe Arts Bath, May- June 2017.

The Press Room is also open to receiving submissions from artists wishing to to exhibit only.

The Press Room is also interested in expressions of interest from artists or writers with an interest in propaganda, mass media, and the history of the Printing Press.

How to apply: Please email your expressions of interest to pressroom@fringeartsbath.co.uk

It is free to submit proposals.  If you are selected there is a £20 admin charge per artist, payable to Fringe Arts Bath.

Please include the following in your submission:

  1. Examples or links to of relevant work.
  2. A brief written or visual response to the brief for the exhibition.
  3. Your full contact details (including email address & mobile phone number).

Digital submissions are preferred: however postal submissions are also possible (Please do not send original artwork and include an SAE if you want your submission returned)

Send postal submissions to: The Press Room, Fringe Arts Bath, 103 Walcott St, Bath BA1 5BW.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 27 March 2017.


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